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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: hostapd-0.7.3-2.1.fc15
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Thursday 7th June 2012 23:10:25 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-8611
2012-05-29 21:37:02
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Name        : hostapd
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 0.7.3
Release     : 2.1.fc15
URL         : http://w1.fi/hostapd
Summary     : IEEE 802.11 AP, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP/RADIUS Authenticator
Description :
hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication
servers.  It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE
802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators and RADIUS authentication server.

hostapd is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the back-
ground and acts as the backend component controlling authentication.
hostapd supports separate frontend programs and an example text-based
frontend, hostapd_cli, is included with hostapd.

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Update Information:

Tighten-up default permissions for hostapd.conf (CVE-2012-2389)
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ChangeLog:

* Tue May 29 2012 John W. Linville  - 0.7.3-2.1.fc15
- Tighten-up default permissions for hostapd.conf
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #826109 - CVE-2012-2389 hostapd: insecure default permissions
on /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=826109
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update hostapd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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